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Alfred Edersheim
b. March 7, 1825 – d. March 16, 1889 • Scholar
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Edersheim, Alfred
Edersheim, Alfred (1825–89), biblical scholar. An Austrian of Jewish parentage and upbringing, he was converted to Christianity at Pest by a Scottish *Presbyterian, John Duncan, and accompanied him to Edinburgh. After studying theology at Edinburgh and Berlin, he entered the Presbyterian ministry in
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Edersheim, Alfred
Edersheim, Alfred (1825–1889)Biblical scholarEdersheim was born in Vienna (Austria-Hungary) to Jewish parents and was converted to Christianity in Budapest through the ministry of a Scottish missionary, John Duncan. When Duncan was appointed professor of Hebrew in New College, Edinburgh (Scotland),